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Richie Review: Get Out

Richie Review: Get Out

Richie Porras, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The new racially-charged horror debut by comedian Jordan Peele “Get Out” was just released on Feb. 24 and has already caught attention from both critics and audiences. The film is what happens when Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya) takes a visit at his girlfriend's parents’ house. Once they arr...

Wild card system is a little too wild

Wild card system is a little too wild

Jonathan Snover, Sports Team Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Westside varsity girls basketball team has missed the state basketball tournament for the first time since 2014, and it’s not because the Warriors had a bad season.  The team managed to finish the season with a 22-4 record, earning themselves impressive regular season wins over 2016 state run...

Richie’s Oscar Picks

Richie’s Oscar Picks

Richie Porras, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion

Oscar season is among us and the big event is today. Every year has proven which movie is superior in particular categories and every year surprises the viewers. This year’s selection of movies have made it especially hard to decide which movie will take it all. But before any of us find out, these are ...

Negativity / Carly Kinney

Negativity / Carly Kinney

Aliyah White

February 21, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Opinion, Videos

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Future’s Light

February 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

By Cindy France There’s a common Asian stereotype that we are all smart. That’s not true. What people see are the end results of multiple hours of hard work and dedication. From a young age, my parents have instilled in me a drive to achieve, to believe, to never give up. When I fail, I get bac...

Girls basketball brings success to the court but not to the stands

Girls basketball brings success to the court but not to the stands

Jonathan Snover, Sports Team Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s 5:30 p.m. on a brisk Friday night outside the main doors of Westside High School. Through the doors and around the corner there is a varsity girls basketball game about to tip off. It doesn’t seem like it, though. You might be able to tell by the cars in the parking lot, or the open window where...

Keeping it Under Wraps: Westside Enforces New Food Rule

Keeping it Under Wraps: Westside Enforces New Food Rule

Hannah Heim, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Before the new food rule, I have walked down the halls and seen wrappers and food scattered around the floor. It was blatant both teachers and students were struggling for a clean environment. This semester, Westside High School has implemented a new food rule in the school. No more food will be allowed to...

Richie’s Review: La La Land

Richie’s Review: La La Land

Richie Porras, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion

With Oscar season approaching quickly, I watched “La La Land” because of the 14 nominations it has received; despite the fact that it is a musical. “La La Land”, starring Ryan Gosling, who plays Sebastian and Emma Stone, who plays Mia is directed by Damien Chazelle, with his only past work being W...

Richie’s Review: Moonlight

Richie’s Review: Moonlight

Richie Porras, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Our country has come a long way in recent years in terms of accepting different sexual orientations. I was glad to see a movie exploring issues most individuals are uncomfortable to talk about. “Moonlight” is a recent independent film that's been catching lots of attention from critics for presenting a s...

Letter to the Editors

Letter to the Editors

December 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor,   I am writing in reply to a recent story that was published in both the Westside Lance and re-published on WestsideWired regarding WMS students hanging out in Loveland Centre after school. I don’t feel the story represented what is really happening in the Centre and the...

Recent incident does not define our school

Recent incident does not define our school

Editorial Board

December 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Within the past week, Westside has received a new reputation. We’ve become the school with the “frosting incident.” People around the community and the whole world— literally — have been buzzing about Westside. Based off of one incident, they assume things about our school and district. Comments...

Opinion: Is it the most wonderful time of the year?

Opinion: Is it the most wonderful time of the year?

Emily Kutler, Wired Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

‘Tis the holiday season which means, as a Jewish high school student, once again feeling slightly left out. Don’t get me wrong, Christmas is definitely my favorite time of the year. However, even in a public school setting, opportunities continually present themselves regarding religious bias. But a...

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